I think this is pretty good comment. Offloading a lot of work from the developers to the users by making users fuss over the testing release is likely to be off-putting in practice. Engaging anyone, including testers, means making things easier for them, not harder.
I recently did some of what I thought were routine updates to my F11 box that basically broke kmail, my main app. I was able after a week to get back most basic functionality but still don't have my address book back. I would be a lot happier testing new releases if I had a nicely defined and effective undo button. It would have to work well but if present would significantly lower the cost of any regressions introduced. I don't use Fedora because I want my functionality to go away, but because there are lots of good ideas that I'll be able to put into practice sooner by using that distro.